(Content Warning: Use of transphobic slur.)
“Coming out of the closet” is big part of our lingo and understanding of the LGBTQIA+ experience. But do you know about the many different meanings of being “out” for different people?
This comic breaks down what the concept of the closet really means, and shows how cis and straight allies can help dismantle the forces building closets around our identities.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Coming Out As Trans*
- It’s Not All Glitter and Rainbows: 6 Harmful Myths About Coming Out
- Coming Out: Why Language Barriers Suck
- Along Came Poly: A Polyamorous Person’s Guide to Coming Out to Your Monogamous Partner
K is a Contributing Comic Artist for Everyday Feminism. They are a Canadian, non-binary, genderqueer, peoplequeer, mentally ill, critical feminist robot. They are the artist and writer for Robot Hugs, a twice-weekly webcomic about (among other things) gender, identity, feminism, mental health, and cats. In their spare time, they provide peer education and workshops on negotiation, consent, and identity. You can follow them on Twitter @.